Francois de Malherbe.
Engraving with original eighteenth century gilt border. Trimmed. Dimensions to outer border 320 x 260mm. (12½ x 10¼).
Portrait of French poet, critic and translator Francois de Malherbe (1555 - 1628) in oval frame with coat of arms in lower part. Originally issued in Perrault's 'Les Hommes illustres', a series of biographies written by Perrault with portraits engraved by Edelinck, Jacques Lubin, Louis Simonneau and Van Schuppen.
[Ref: 28343] £180.00